How Barefoot and Booting is Being Used in the Dressage Arena

Submitted by Sossity Gargiulo of Wild Hearts Hoof Care When Shannon Peters contacted me over 6 years ago about one of her Warmbloods in her dressage stables, she knew that a barefoot or booted approach...

Breaking into the Mainstream: Hoof Boots in Competition

The horsey media has been all abuzz about hoofwear as of late. David Wilson of Flying High Stables recently submitted a request for a USEF (United States Equestrian Federation) rule change that would allow...

World Cup Adventure

Submitted by Sue Basham, Team Easyboot 2015 Member In mid-April, with snow in the forecast for SE Wyoming, I was happy to turn my Jeep towards warm & sunny Las Vegas, Nevada, for the 2015...

Collection: From the Ground Up

I never did formal riding in any discipline, but the topic of “collection” is one that comes up (and I’m not referring to my tendency to hoard horses). WARNING: This is A view on...

Tanya and Artistry: A Downunder EasyShoe Success Story

Artistry, Tanya’s beloved 17 year old thoroughbred gelding, was diagnosed with pedal osteitis and navicular changes last July. In order to recover and return back to dressage, the vets recommended metal shoes to provide...

Why Do We Do This? For Successes Like Squishy’s!

After 21 years of making hoof protection for the equine industry there are certain moments that have grabbed my attention and make everything worth the hard work and effort.  The majority of these memories...

Easyboots in the Winner’s Circle

This summer we had some unfortunate shoeing problems. One horse affected was Sofine Strait Man +/, a wonderful chestnut Arabian gelding owned by Ella Frucherman and ridden by me, Kari Schmitt. We had to pull his...

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